Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Belfast during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Developer
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 16 13
Rank change year-on-year -5 -3 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 43 29 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 11.94% 9.90% 13.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.39% 10.94% 13.95%
Number of salaries quoted 29 24 14
Belfast median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +21.95% +9.33%
10th Percentile £12,500 £30,250 £28,600
90th Percentile £56,750 £71,125 £53,750
County Antrim median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year -15.00% +21.95% +9.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Belfast
Permanent vacancies in Belfast with a recognized job title 347 265 129
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.39% 90.44% 98.47%
Number of salaries quoted 211 201 97
Belfast median annual salary £36,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.75% -5.88% +28.79%
10th Percentile £21,750 £27,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £61,250 £65,000
County Antrim median annual salary £36,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -8.75% - +25.98%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Belfast

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer in Belfast.

Salary trend for Java Developer in Belfast

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Belfast

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Belfast over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in Belfast

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Belfast region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 43 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (48.84%) Spring
3 12 (27.91%) Unix
4 11 (25.58%) Oracle
4 11 (25.58%) Software Engineering
4 11 (25.58%) JSON
5 10 (23.26%) Finance
6 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (18.60%) SQL
7 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
7 8 (18.60%) Web Services
7 8 (18.60%) XML
7 8 (18.60%) Relational Database
7 8 (18.60%) Spring Boot
8 7 (16.28%) Docker
8 7 (16.28%) Jenkins
8 7 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (16.28%) Banking
9 6 (13.95%) Scrum
9 6 (13.95%) FpML
9 6 (13.95%) RDBMS
9 6 (13.95%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (13.95%) Virtual Team
10 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
10 5 (11.63%) RESTful
10 5 (11.63%) Spring Batch
10 5 (11.63%) Struts
10 5 (11.63%) JMS
10 5 (11.63%) J2EE

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.30%) GemFire
1 4 (9.30%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.98%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.33%) JBoss
3 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.95%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (9.30%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) Relational Database
2 6 (13.95%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.98%) KDB
4 1 (2.33%) Big Data
4 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.30%) JIRA
3 4 (9.30%) Maven
3 4 (9.30%) TeamCity
4 3 (6.98%) Eclipse
4 3 (6.98%) GitLab
5 1 (2.33%) JUnit
5 1 (2.33%) Metasploit
5 1 (2.33%) Mockito
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Front Office
4 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (48.84%) Spring
2 11 (25.58%) JSON
3 8 (18.60%) Spring Boot
3 8 (18.60%) Web Services
3 8 (18.60%) XML
4 6 (13.95%) FpML
5 5 (11.63%) J2EE
5 5 (11.63%) JMS
5 5 (11.63%) RESTful
5 5 (11.63%) Spring Batch
5 5 (11.63%) Struts
6 4 (9.30%) Ajax
6 4 (9.30%) AngularJS
6 4 (9.30%) CSS
6 4 (9.30%) DHTML
6 4 (9.30%) HTML
6 4 (9.30%) JDBC
6 4 (9.30%) jQuery
6 4 (9.30%) Node.js
6 4 (9.30%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Virtual Team
2 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.30%) Mobile App
3 4 (9.30%) User Experience
4 2 (4.65%) Derivative
4 2 (4.65%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.33%) Equities
5 1 (2.33%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.33%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) Unix
2 3 (6.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Software Engineering
2 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.95%) Scrum
4 5 (11.63%) SOA
5 4 (9.30%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 4 (9.30%) Feasibility Study
5 4 (9.30%) Multithreading
5 4 (9.30%) MVC
5 4 (9.30%) Web Development
6 3 (6.98%) BDD
6 3 (6.98%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (6.98%) OOD
6 3 (6.98%) RAD
6 3 (6.98%) SDLC
6 3 (6.98%) UML
7 2 (4.65%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.65%) OO
7 2 (4.65%) Open Source
7 2 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.65%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
2 8 (18.60%) SQL
3 4 (9.30%) Objective-C
3 4 (9.30%) Perl
3 4 (9.30%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.65%) C
4 2 (4.65%) C#
4 2 (4.65%) C++
4 2 (4.65%) PHP
4 2 (4.65%) Python
5 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) CEH
1 1 (2.33%) CISSP
1 1 (2.33%) CSSLP
1 1 (2.33%) Degree
1 1 (2.33%) GIAC
1 1 (2.33%) GSEC
1 1 (2.33%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) GDPR
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Kubernetes
2 3 (6.98%) Grafana
2 3 (6.98%) Kibana
2 3 (6.98%) Prometheus
2 3 (6.98%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Oracle
2 3 (6.98%) New Relic
2 3 (6.98%) Sencha
3 2 (4.65%) IBM
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.65%) Murex